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3. Cameras were never the Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar primary endeavor. Consider what happened immediatly after the family sold out....... Mark Rabiner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: A Leica DSLR is not doubt imminent the people running Leica now are not fools. DSLR's are out selling point and shoots with Nikon and I think Canon. I'd wait to see that before I ordered a DMR which though capable of creating great images is going to go down in short hindsight as a disaster. Some of it was just bad look on wrong approaches. If the price point is not too high and the thing is not an awkward monster Leica will have a hit on its hands which will far over reach the digital M's. You read it here first. This is my prediction and I've not heard others say it at all. When this our beloved company which is long known for mechanical not electrical excellence hits a new burp in the evolution of photography they usually burp. SLR's, they come out with one a bit late with no TTL metering. Not an instant sell out. Nikon takes over. AF, decided to forgo it. That's ok with me. But people trade their R's in for Canons. Compact R's and M's, a total screw up. Efforts failed in having other companies make the cameras for them. The CL and CLE are not continued and Minolta R's are not seen as Leicas. Consumer confidence lowers.... People want German camera from a German cameras company with clout. Not badge engineering. 3. I forget. Mark William Rabiner Harlem, NY rabinergroup.com _______________________________________________ Leica Users Group. See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information "Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please". Mark Twain --------------------------------- Pinpoint customers who are looking for what you sell.